Greensboro College’s History Honor Society Inducts New Members

April 23, 2019 5:34 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College’s Phi Alpha Theta history honor society inducted five new members today.

They are:

  • Adelaide Leigh Elliott, a senior English and Communication Studies major and history and creative writing minor from Walnut Cove, N.C.
  • Gwyneth Frances Navey, a junior history and political science major and Humanities and Legal Administration minor from Florence, S.C.
  • Samantha Renee Saint, a senior History-Social Studies Education major from Archdale, N.C.
  • Baxter Levocz Sobolewski, a sophomore history and political science major and Humanities minor from Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Robert Douglas Walsh, a junior history major from Greensboro, N.C.

Phi Alpha Theta, the nation’s oldest disciplinary honor society, was founded in 1921 at the University of Arkansas. Greensboro College’s chapter was chartered in 2001.

Inductees must have earned at least 12 credit hours in the discipline, with a grade-point average of 3.1 or better in those courses and an overall grade-point average of 3.0 or better. They also must rank in the top 35 percent of their class.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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